Michael P. Foley, Jr. graduated from the University of Connecticut and Suffolk University Law School. Mr. Foley was admitted to the Connecticut bar in 1981 and has developed a solid basis of trial experience over many years of practice, including both court and jury trials. Mr. Foley's practice is devoted primarily to plaintiffs personal injury work, including automobile accidents, premises liability, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, negligent security, construction accidents and products liability, among other cases. Mr. Foley also represents injured employees in workers' compensation claims. Mr. Foley has achieved success in numerous cases including a recent case involving an engineer who was injured by a runaway high rail crane while working on a flat bed high rail vehicle in Queens, New York, which resulted in an $8,000,000.00 settlement and a recent arbitration award of 3,825,450 million for a 27 year old man who was injured while descending stairs that collapsed at work*. Mr. Foley has also successfully argued appeals before the Connecticut Appellate Court.
Mr. Foley is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the New Haven County Bar Association. Mr. Foley has also been appointed as an arbitrator/ attorney trial referee and fact finder by the Connecticut Superior Court and has also been selected as an arbitrator by attorneys in private arbitrations.
Mr. Foley has been involved in numerous civic and charitable activities in his community and has coached several youth basketball, baseball and soccer teams in Cheshire.
Mr. Foley and his wife, Susan, have two sons, Sean, age 30 and Timothy, age 28.